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Ghana Premier League player remanded on alleged defilement charge

An unamed Ghana Premier League player has been remanded by the Ellembele District Court for an alleged offence of defilement.

The incident involving the 24-year-old player and the victim who is a 13-year-old girl is said to have happened on Saturday 29 April at the team’s club House.

Confirming the incident to Takoradi-based media outlet Connect FM, the Ellembelle District Social Welfare Officer, Jonas Kabutey, indicated that the suspect was arrested after a report was made at the police station by the father of the victim.

He indicates that the suspect was arraigned on Tuesday, May 2 before the Ellembelle District Court, where he confirmed to defiling the young girl.

“At the Court, he confessed to defiling the girl. He alleges the victim rather lured him into committing the act.

“He has been remanded to reappear a week later,” the Scocial Welfare boss added.

Footy-Ghana will follow the legal proceedings and provide all information linked to the said player.

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